While looking for hotels I often turn to Google maps so that I can find hotels close to my destination. I'm currently planning a trip to Paris for Christmas, so I'm looking for hotels close to my aunt's apartment. It looks like the owners of some hotels aren't keeping an eye on Google maps, as this is what I'm seeing beside a hotel I know to be open: If you bother … [Read more...] about Check Your Google Map Listing
The US government doesn't take to kindly to companies that facilitate advertising of illegal drugs. And by "illegal drugs" in this context I mean prescription ones. Google these days is a "good citizen" and is actively involved in a lot of DNS abuse circles including initiatives to stop the sale of prescription drugs across borders. Unfortunately, however, it wasn't always … [Read more...] about Google’s Pharmacy Faux Pas Results In Lawsuit
Google has been toying with social networks / media for years. Remember Orkut? Or how about Wave? And those are just two of the ones that fizzled out.. Google+, however, seems to be "catching on" and might actually go somewhere. (Some reports are citing figures in excess of 20 million users already!) I'm naturally cynical, so I've been thinking about how Google will gain … [Read more...] about Will Google+ (Plus) Finally Be Google’s Social Media Success Story?
I'm usually not that much of an API fanboy, but in the case of social networks I really feel that they need one. If you're active on several social networks then being able to share content to more than one of them at a time is kind of important and being able to do so without having to login to each and everyone of them is useful. Of course if you cross-post ALL your … [Read more...] about So When Will Google Plus Have An API?
A picture is better than a thousand words: … [Read more...] about Google+ Summed Up